Say what?

If you cannot do what you used to do – do what you can.

A good cry washes the eyes and lets loose of sorrow withheld, to begin anew.

If you want to see trust – look in the eyes of your dog.

You cannot heal if you refuse to think you will.

Never listen to words from a man with a heart of stone.

Remember God, and He will remember you.

Stop long enough to say hello to the person standing next to you in line.  You may see an unexpected smile.

A sincere “thank you” is a gift worth more than gold to the receiver.

Did you see the full moon?  Why not?  How many do you have left in your lifetime?

A good memory needs reviewing on occasion..  A bad one should be dismissed – if the lesson was learned.

Begin to see the series of things that happen in your life not as burdens, but as challenges.

For every kind word you speak to an elderly person, your heart enlarges, and your place in eternity is more certain.

Love children, even if they are dirty and have a runny nose, and are not yours.  They are newcomers to this planet and they learn what they see and hear.  They belong to all of us.

Remember we are all human beings, all flawed, and all overburdened in one way or another. Join together as if someone is invading our homes, as if war is imminent, clasp spirits, and then pray for peace, hand to hand and heart to heart.  We are human.  We are earthlings, here to be a family, to protect the earth, and to forgive, and love one another.

Now stretch your arms up, take a breath, and smile.  CREATE a day worth living!

Always find a way to laugh and be happy.  That’s my plan, and I’m sticking to it!

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3 Responses to “Say what?”

  1. jayne bowers Says:

    All great advice. I especially like the reminder that we are all human beings who need to love and protect one another. We all have the same basic needs to be accepted, loved, validated, and supported. Why is that so hard for many to understand?

  2. Marsha J. O'Brien Says:

    Thank you, and thank you so much for your thoughts! I cannot figure out why it is so difficult – it seems so easy!

  3. vhhp Says:

    Dear Marsha, Let us all pray for peace and prosperity of all the people around us and nothing else. this will keep us well with little stress, as every one will will be safe, happy and comfortable- without troubling others.
    wishing all a comfortable life
    prasad

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